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By Brian Slodysko, Aaron Kessler, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, the G20 summit ended with President Biden and other leaders condemning the war in Ukraine and blaming the conflict for worsening the global economy, Senate Republicans reelected Mitch McConnell as their leader over Florida Sen.
Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has been reelected as Republican leader, quashing a challenge from Sen. Rick Scott of Florida. Scott was the Senate GOP campaign chief, and he has been criticized over his party's midterm election failures.
By Lisa Mascaro, Brian Slodysko, Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Congress returned to an extremely volatile post-election landscape, with control of the House still undecided, party leadership in flux and a potentially consequential lame-duck session with legislation on gay marriage, Ukraine and government funding.
By Lisa Mascaro, Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
The Kentucky Republican's endorsement Tuesday boosted momentum for modest but notable election-year action by Congress on an issue that's deadlocked lawmakers for three decades.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
McConnell is a staunch supporter of the Western military alliance, and the visit by the Republicans who made a surprise stop over the weekend to Ukraine's capital delivers a show of American support for the region as Ukraine battles the…
By Associated Press
A video posted on Zelenskyy’s Telegram account showed McConnell, R-Ky., and Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, John Barrasso of Wyoming and John Cornyn of Texas greeting him in the capital.
By Oleksandr Stashevskyi, David Keyton, Associated Press
Ukraine’s general staff said the Russians were pulling back from the northeastern city of Kharkiv and focusing on guarding supply routes, while launching mortar, artillery and airstrikes in the eastern Donetsk province in order to “deplete Ukrainian forces and destroy…
By Cybele Mayes-Osterman
Even before it was published Tuesday, the new book “This Will Not Pass" has been making waves in Washington with its revelations about the fallout from the Jan. 6 insurrection, lingering tensions within the Republican Party and the first year…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a sell-off hit Wall Street as big tech stocks fell sharply amid anticipation of higher interest rates, Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for COVID-19 and will self-isolate and continue working, China intensified its effort…
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